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ENFORCEMENT DECREE OF THE ACT ON ORIGIN LABELING OF AGRICULTURAL AND FISHERY PRODUCTS

Presidential Decree No. 22332, Aug. 11, 2010

Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, jun. 7, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23214, Oct. 10, 2011

Presidential Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24258, Dec. 27, 2012

Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013

Presidential Decree No. 25133, Jan. 28, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014

Presidential Decree No. 26294, jun. 1, 2015

Presidential Decree No. 26941, Feb. 3, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27299, jun. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016

Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017

 Article 1 (Purpose)
The purpose of this Decree is to prescribe matters delegated by the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products and other matters necessary for the implementation thereof.
 Article 2 (Scope of Mail-Order Sales)
The term "sales prescribed by Presidential Decree" referred to in subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products (hereinafter referred to as "the Act") means sales by means of post, telecommunications, or any other determined by Joint Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 3 (Products Subject to Origin Labeling)
(1) “Agricultural and fishery products or products processed therefrom prescribed by Presidential Decree” referred to in Article 5 (1) of the Act means agricultural and fishery products or products processed therefrom falling under any of the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Agricultural and fishery products or products processed therefrom, publicly notified by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, on the basis of recognition that such notification thereof is necessary to establish orderly distribution of such products and for the correct choice of customers;
2. Imported agricultural or fishery products or products processed therefrom, the public announcement of which is made by the Minister of Trade, Industry and Energy pursuant to Article 33 of the Foreign Trade Act.
(2) Raw materials of the products processed from agricultural and fishery products subject to origin labelling under Article 5 (1) 3 of the Act shall be those falling under any of the following: Provided, That water, food additives, spirits and saccharides (including saccharide-processed products with saccharides as main raw material) shall be excluded from the order of compositions ratios and from the list of products subject to origin labeling: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23214, Oct. 10, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24258, Dec. 27, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 25133, Jan. 28, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 26941, Feb. 3, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Materials subject to origin labeling, based on the composition ratios of raw materials:
(a) Where the ratio of one raw material occupies at least 98 percent in the composition of the raw materials used: such raw material;
(b) Where the aggregated ratio of two raw materials occupies at least 98 percent in the composition of the raw materials used: such two raw materials with the top two highest composition ratios;
(c) In cases except for (a) and (b): three raw materials with the top three highest composition ratios;
(d) For types of kimchi that use red pepper powder (where such kimchi uses processed products containing red pepper powder, it includes red pepper powder used in the processed products; hereinafter the same shall apply), red pepper powder, and two raw materials with the top two highest composition ratios, notwithstanding (a) through (c), above;
2. Raw materials subject to origin labeling under subparagraph 1, which meet the standards determined and publicly announced jointly by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, where using any such compound raw materials as determined the labeling standards for foods, etc. under Article 10 of the Food Sanitation Act and the labeling standards for livestock products under Article 6 of the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act.
(3) When applying paragraph (2), where the name of any agricultural and fishery product inputted as raw material of any product (referred to as a "product as raw material" in this paragraph) is used as either the brand name of the said product or part thereof and, even though, the product as raw material is not subject to origin labeling under paragraph (2), that product as raw material shall also be subject to origin labeling.
(4) Deleted. <by Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015>
(5) The phrase “agricultural products or the products processed therefrom prescribed by Presidential Decree” referred to in Article 5 (3) of the Act means the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23214, Oct. 10, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24258, Dec. 27, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 25133, Jan. 28, 2014; Presidential Decree No. 26941, Feb. 3, 2016>
1. Beef (including raw meat, packaged meat, and processed meat products; hereinafter the same shall apply);
2. Pork (including raw meat, packaged meat, and processed meat products; hereinafter the same shall apply);
3. Chicken meat (including raw meat, packaged meat, and processed meat products; hereinafter the same shall apply);
4. Duck meat (including raw meat, packaged meat, and processed meat products; hereinafter the same shall apply);
5. Lamb (including goats and mountain goats; hereinafter the same shall apply) meat (including raw meat, packaged meat, and processed meat products; hereinafter the same shall apply);
6. Rice used for cooked rice, porridge, and Nurungji, (including processed rice products; “rice” including glutinous rice, brown rice, and steamed rice; hereinafter the same shall apply);
7. Nappa cabbage (including winter-grown and spring-grown nappa cabbages) used for nappa cabbage Kimchi and red pepper powder used for nappa cabbage kimchi;
7-2. Soybean (including processed soybean products; hereinafter the same shall apply) used for tofu (excluding processed tofu and yuba), Kongbiji (meaning pureed soybean soup), and soybean noodles;
8. Flatfish, rockfish, red sea bream, mudfish, eel, long-arm octopus, walleye pollock (excluding kinds of dried walleye pollock, such as Huangtae and dried pollack), chub mackerel, cutlassfish, squid, blue crab and yellow croaker (including the relevant fishery processed products; hereafter the same shall apply);
9. Live fishery products: those stored and displayed in an aquarium, etc. in order to sell and provide them after cooking.
(6) Where it is necessary for enhancing trustiness of agricultural and fishery products and products processed therefrom, the origin may be indicated for those agricultural and fishery products and products processed therefrom which are not subject to origin labeling under paragraphs (1) through (3) and (5). In such cases, the indication standards and methods under Article 5 (4) of the Act shall be observed. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015>
 Article 4 (Persons Obliged to Indicate Origin)
“A person who establishes and operates a place of business or a collective catering facility prescribed by Presidential Decree” in Article 5 (3) of the Act means a person establishes and operates a place of business where he/she operates a rest restaurant business under subparagraph 8 (a) of Article 21 of the Enforcement Decree of the Food Sanitation Act, a general restaurant business under the subparagraph 8 (b) thereof or a entrusted catering service business under the subparagraph 8 (e) thereof, or a collective catering facility of Article 2 of the above-mentioned Decree.
 Article 5 (Standards for Origin Labeling)
(1) Standards for origin labeling under Article 5 (4) of the Act shall be as listed in attached Table 1.
(2) In addition to matters provided for in paragraph (1), other matters necessary for the standards for origin labeling shall be determined and publicly notified jointly by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 5-2 (Imposition and Collection of Penalty Surcharge)
(1) Standards for imposing a penalty surcharge under Article 6-2 (1) of the Act shall be as listed in attached Table 1-2.
(2) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, and the Special Metropolitan City Mayor, Metropolitan City Mayors, Special Self-Governing City Mayors, Do Governors and the Special Self-Governing Province Governor (hereinafter referred to as “Mayor/Do Governors”) shall, where imposing a penalty surcharge pursuant to Article 6-2 (1) of the Act, give the person subject to the penalty surcharge a written notice for the payment of the penalty surcharge specifying the type of the relevant violation, the amount of the penalty surcharge, etc. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016>
(3) Each person in receipt of notice pursuant to paragraph (2) shall make payment to the collection agency designated by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or Mayor/Do Governors within 30 days from the date of the notice of payment: Provided, That where it is impossible to pay a penalty surcharge within the payment deadline due to any act of God or other unavoidable ground he/she shall pay it within seven days from the date on which the ground ceases to exist. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
(4) Where the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or Mayor/Do Governors deem that it is difficult for a person imposed with a penalty surcharge under Article 6-2 (1) of the Act to pay the full amount of the penalty surcharge due to any of the following reasons, he/she may extend the deadline for payment or allow the relevant person to pay in installments. In such cases, he/she may have the relevant person provide securities, if deemed necessary: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
1. Where the person has suffered from a significant loss in property due to a disaster, etc.;
2. Where the person is in a serious crisis in his/her business for deterioration of economic conditions or business conditions;
3. Where it is expected for the person to be in difficult financial conditions if he/she pays the penalty surcharge at once.
(5) Any person who intends to extend the deadline for payment of penalty surcharges or make installment payment under paragraph (4) shall apply to the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or Mayor/Do Governors, with documents explaining the grounds for extension of the payment deadline or installment payment, by 5 days before the date of the deadline for payment. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
(6) The extension of the deadline for payment under paragraph (4) may not exceed one year from the day after the deadline of payment. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
(7) Where the person makes installment payment pursuant to paragraph (4), the interval of the deadline for payment of each installment may not exceed 4 months, and the number of installments may not exceed 3 times. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
(8) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or Mayor/Do Governors, where the person obliged to pay the penalty surcharge of which deadline for payment is extended or installment payment is allowed under paragraph (4) falls under any of the following, may collect the penalty surcharge at once by cancelling the decision of extension of the deadline for payment or installment payment: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
1. Where the person does not pay any installment of the penalty surcharge by the deadline;
2. Where it is deemed that all or part of the penalty surcharge may not be collected due to compulsory execution, commencement of auction, dissolution of a corporation, disposition for failure to pay national taxes or local taxes, etc.
(9) A collection agency in receipt of a penalty surcharge pursuant to paragraph (3) shall, without delay, notify the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or the Mayor/Do Governor of the such fact.
(10) Matters necessary for the imposition and collection of surcharges, other than those provided for in paragraphs (1) through (9) shall be prescribed by Joint Ordinance of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015]
 Article 6 (Investigation of Origin Labeling, etc.)
(1) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries or Mayors/Do Governors shall formulate an annual internal plan for the collection and investigation of agricultural and fishery products and products processed therefrom subject to origin labeling under Article 7 (1) of the Act, based upon their business types, transaction items, transaction types, etc., and then conduct the collection and investigation according to such plan. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015>
(2) The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries may, if deemed necessary for determining the origin of the samples which are collected pursuant to paragraph (1), designate and publicly announce an examination institution therefor. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
 Article 7 (Disposition against and Publication of Breach of Origin Labeling Rules, etc.)
(1) Dispositions imposed under Article 9 (1) of the Act shall be made according to the following categories:
1. Where violating Article 5 (1) of the Act: An order to perform origin labeling, or the prohibition of transactions;
2. Where violating Article 5 (3) of the Act: An order to perform origin labeling;
3. Where violating Article 6 of the Act: An order to rectify, including orders to perform, change, or delete origin labeling, or the prohibition of transactions.
(2) The standards and methods for publication on the websites under Article 9 (2) of the Act shall be as follows: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Period of publication: 12 months from the date the disposition is definitely determined;
2. Method for Publication:
(a) Where making public on the websites of the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service, the National Fishery Products Quality Management Service, Special Metropolitan City, Metropolitan City, Special Self-Governing City, Do, Special Self-Governing Province (hereinafter referred to as “City/ Do”), Si/Gun/Gu (referring to autonomous Gu; hereinafter the same shall apply), and the Korea Comsumer Agency: Publication to enable users to see the content thereof on the front page of the website of any above-mentioned entity concerned;
(b) Where making public on the websites of major internet information providers: Publication to enable users to see the content thereof when they type in a search word containing "the country of origin" in the search box of the website of any above-mentioned entity concerned.
(3) “Matters prescribed by Presidential Decree” referred to in Article 9 (3) 5 of the Act means the following: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016>
1. The tile whose details is “publication for fact of violation of the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products”;
2. Kinds of business;
3. Address of place of business (including the name and the address of the superstore when the relevant person enters a superstore under subparagraph 3 of Article 2 of the Distribution Industry Development Act and makes sales activities therein);
4. The name of the relevant processed agricultural and fishery product;
5. Details of violation;
6. Person having disposition authority and date of disposition;
7. The name of the chanel of the relevant program-providing business operator under Article 9 (5) of the Broadcasting Act or the address of the website of the relevant mail order broker of the Act on the Consumer Protection in Electronic Commerce, Etc. where the person who is disposed thereof under Article 9 (1) of the Act enters or make sales.
(4) “National quarantine and inspection agency prescribed by Presidential Decree” referred to in Article 9 (4) 4 of the Act means the National Fishery Products Quality Management Service. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016>
(5) "Major internet information providers" referred to in Article 9 (4) 7 of the Act means the internet information providers which provide portal services (referring to services providing systems for searching internet addresses, information, etc. and electronic mail and on-line communities), and the average number of whose daily users is not less than ten million during the three months preceding the end of the year to which the date of publication (of breach of origin labeling rules) belongs. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012; Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016>
 Article 7-2 (Education of Country of Origin Labeling System of Agricultural and Fishery Products)
(1) Education about the country of origin labeling system of agricultural and fishery products referred to in Article 9-2 (1) of the Act (hereinafter referred to as “education about the country of origin”) shall include the following:
1. Statutes and systems regarding country of origin labeling;
2. Methods of labeling the country of origin and matters relating to punishing violators.
(2) Duration of the education on the country of origin shall be at least two hours.
(3) The education about the country of origin shall be provided to the persons specified in the subparagraphs of Article 9 (2) of the Act who also fall under the following:
1. Persons who fail to indicate the country of origin of agricultural or fishery products, processed products of agricultural or fishery products, etc., in violation of Article 5 of the Act, and on whom dispositions were thus imposed under Article 9 (1) of the Act more than twice;
2. Persons who falsely label the country of origin of agricultural or fishery products, processed products of agricultural or fishery products, etc., in violation of Article 6 of the Act, and on whom dispositions were thus imposed under Article 9 (1) of the Act.
(4) Where the persons to whom the education on the country of origin should be provided under paragraph (3) (hereinafter referred to as “persons to be educated on the country of origin”) fall under any of the grounds specified in an ordinance jointly made by the Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries, or Mayor/Do Governor may allow employees in charge of management of origin labeling who work for the persons to be educated on the country of origin to receive the education on the country of origin instead of the persons to be educated on the country of origin.
(5) The following institutions may provide the education on the country of origin:
1. The Korea Agency of Education, Promotion and Information Service in Food, Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries established under Article 11-2 of the Framework Act on Agriculture, Rural Community and Food Industry;
2. Any educational institution or organization jointly selected and publicly announced by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries.
(6) Except as expressly provided for in paragraphs (1) through (5), matters regarding methods and procedures for education or any other matter necessary for education shall be prescribed by the guidelines for education implementation referred to in Article 9-2 (3) of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017]
 Article 8 (Rewards)
(1) A reward under Article 12 (1) of the Act may be granted in an amount not exceeding two million won. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
(2) No reward shall be granted to any person who makes a report or accusation, the content of which is the same as that of any previous report or accusation under Article 12 (1) of the Act. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
(3) In addition to matters provided for in paragraphs (1) and (2), other necessary matters concerning the beneficiary of the rewards and the standards, methods, and procedures for the rewards shall be determined and publicly announced jointly by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
 Article 9 (Delegation and Entrustment of Authority)
(1) In accordance with Article 13 of the Act, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs shall delegate authority concerning the following matters related to agricultural products and products processed therefrom (excluding imported agricultural products and processed products thereof awaiting customs clearance) to the head of the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service, and the Ministry of Oceans and Fisheries shall delegate the authority concerning the following matters related to fishery products and products processed therefrom (excluding imported fishery products and processed products thereof awaiting customs clearance) to the head of the National Fishery Products Quality Management Service: <Amended by Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Imposition and collection of penalty surcharges under Article 6-2 of the Act;
1-2. Collection and investigation of the agricultural and fishery products and processes products thereof which are subject to origin labeling under Article 7 of the Act;
2. Dispositions and publications thereof under Article 9 of the Act;
2-2. Education following violation of country of origin labeling under Article 9-2 of the Act;
3. Supervision and management of honorary surveillants and reimbursement of expenses Article 11 of the Act;
4. Granting of rewards Article 12 of the Act;
5. Imposition and collection of administrative fines under Article 18 of the Act.
(2) The head of the National Agricultural Products Quality Management Service and the head of the National Fishery Products Quality Management Service may, with approval of the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries respectively, subdelegate part of his/her authority delegated pursuant to paragraph (1) to the heads of their affiliated organizations. <Amended by Amended by Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011; Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
(3) Pursuant to Article 13, a Mayor/Do Governor shall delegate authority concerning the following matters to the head of a Si/Gun/Gu (referring to an autonomous Gu): <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Imposition and collection of penalty surcharges under Article 6-2 of the Act;
1-2. Collection and investigation of the agricultural and fishery products and processes products thereof which are subject to origin labeling under Article 7 of the Act;
2. Dispositions and publications thereof under Article 9 of the Act;
2-2. Education following violation of country of origin labeling under Article 9-2 of the Act;
3. Supervision and management of honorary surveillants and reimbursement of expenses Article 11 of the Act;
4. Granting of rewards Article 12 of the Act;
5. Imposition and collection of administrative fines under Article 18 of the Act.
(4) Pursuant to Article 13 of the Act, the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall entrust the following authority regarding imported agricultural products and processed products thereof awaiting customs clearance to the Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service: <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Imposition and collection of penalty surcharges under Article 6-2 of the Act;
2. Collection and investigation of agricultural and fishery products or processed products thereof subject to labeling of the country of origin under Article 7 of the Act;
3. Dispositions and publication under Article 9 of the Act;
4. Education following violation of country of origin labeling under Article 9-2 of the Act;
5. Payment of monetary award under Article 12 of the Act;
6. Imposition and collection of administrative fines under Article 18 (1) 1, 2, and 4 and (2) of the Act.
(5) The Commissioner of the Korea Customs Service may re-entrust the authority entrusted to him/her under paragraph (4) to the head of an affiliated institution. <Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
 Article 9-2 (Processing of Unique Identifying Information)
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries (including the person to whom the relevant authority of the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries is delegated or entrusted pursuant to Article 9) or a Mayor/Do Governor (including persons delegated or entrusted with the relevant authority, if any) may, where it is inevitable for conducting the affairs prescribed in the following, process any data containing resident registration numbers under subparagraph 1 of Article 19 of the Decree of the Personal Information Protection Act: <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013; Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015; Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
1. Affairs concerning the imposition and collection of penalty surcharges under Article 6 (2) of the Act;
1-2. Affairs concerning the investigation of origin labeling, etc., under Article 7 of the Act;
1-3. Affairs concerning dispositions and publication regarding violation of country of origin labeling, etc. under Article 9 of the Act;
1-4. Affairs concerning education following violation of country of origin labeling under Article 9-2 of the Act;
2. Affairs concerning reports by honorary surveillants and the reimbursement of expenses under Article 11 of the Act;
3. Affairs concerning the granting of rewards under Article 12 of the Act.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012]
 Article 9-3 (Procedures for Business Cooperation with Administrative Agencies, etc.)
Where the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, or the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries request, pursuant to Article 13-2 (2) of the Act, the heads of the relevant central administrative agencies, the Mayor/Do Governor, or the head of the Si/Gu/Gu to provide cooperation for his/her use, etc. of information through their electronic data-processing systems, he/she may specify the following matters:
<Amended by Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
1. Grounds requiring cooperation;
2. Period of cooperation;
3. Methods of cooperation;
4. Other necessary matters.
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012]
 Article 9-4 (Re-examination of Regulation)
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and the Minister of Oceans and Fisheries shall examine the appropriateness of standards for imposition of administrative fines every three years counting from January 1, 2017 (referring to the period that ends on the day before January 1 of every third year) and shall take measures, such as making improvements. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
[This Article Newly Inserted by Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014]
 Article 10 (Standards for Imposition of Administrative Fines)
Standards for imposition of administrative fines referred to in Article 18 (1) and (2) of the Act shall be as listed in attached Table 2. <Amended by Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
ADDENDA
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Special Case concerning Origin Labeling)
Until December 31, 2011, the country of origin marking of liquor beverages under the Liquor Tax Act shall be governed by the subparagraph 1 (a) and (b) of the column 'origin labeling standards for States or regions where a main raw material was produced' of attached Table 7 of Presidential Decree No. 22198, the Partial Amendment to the Decree of the Liquor Tax.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures concerning Citation of Other Statutes)
(1) Until November 25, 2010, the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act referred to in Article 3 (2) 2 shall be deemed the Processing of Livestock Products Act.
(2) Until November 25, 2010, "subparagraph 8 of Article 2 of the Livestock Products Sanitary Control Act" referred to in Article 3 (5) 2 through 4 shall be deemed "subparagraph 7 of Article 2 of the Processing of Livestock Products Act.
Articles 4 Omitted.
Article 5 (Relations with other Statutes)
References to the former Decree of the Agricultural Products Quality Control Act, the former Quality Control of Fishery Products Act or the former Decree of the Food Sanitation Act, or any provision thereof in any other Act or subordinate statute as at the time when this Decree enters into force shall be deemed to refer to this Decree or the corresponding provision thereof, if any, in lieu of the former Decree of the Agricultural Products Quality Control Act, the former Quality Control of Fishery Products Act or the former Decree of the Food Sanitation Act, or the provision thereof.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 22962, Jun. 7, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 15, 2011.
Articles 2 through 3 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23214, Oct. 10, 2011>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Transitional Measure concerning Administrative Fines)
Where applying standards for imposition of administrative fines to any violations committed before this Decree enters into force, the former provisions of attached Table 2 shall apply notwithstanding the amended provisions thereof.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 23488, Jan. 6, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Act shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation. (Proviso Omitted.)
Article 2 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 23533, Jan. 25, 2012>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 26, 2012.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24258, Dec. 27, 2012>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force six months after the date of its promulgation.
Article 2 (Applicable Example concerning Origin Labeling of Items of Kimchi Using Red Pepper Powder among Kinds of Kimchi)
The amended provisions of Article 3 (2) 1 (c) shall apply beginning from the first kinds of kimchi which are manufactured and processed after this Decree enters into force.
Article 3 (Transitional Measures)
(1) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 3 (5) 7, the origin of red pepper powder may not be indicated where Baechu-kimchi is in storage at a place of a food service business or a collective catering facility as at the time this Ordinance takes effect or where it is impossible to identify the country of origin of the red pepper powder which is raw material, due to the use of the products processed from Baechu-kimchi which is in distribution without indicating the origin of the red pepper powder pursuant to Article 2 of this Addenda.
(2) Packaging materials for kinds of kimchi already manufactured at the time this Decree enters into force and which use the red pepper powder indicating the origin may be used for one year from the date this Decree enters into force. In such cases, the origin of the red pepper powder shall be indicated pursuant to the amended provisions of Article 3 (2) 1 (d).
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 24455, Mar. 23, 2013>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation: Provided, That among Article 6 (15) of this Addenda, Article 9 of Presidential Decree No. 24258, the Partial Amendment to the Enforcement Decree of the Act on Origin Labeling of Agricultural and Fishery Products shall enter into force on June 28, 2013.
Articles 2 through 6 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 25133, Jan. 28, 2014>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
(1) This Decree shall enter into force on January 31, 2014.
(2) through (5) Omitted.
Articles 2 through 3 Omitted.
ADDENDUM <Presidential Decree No. 25919, Dec. 30, 2014>
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2015.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26294, Jun. 1, 2015>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 4, 2015.
Article 2 (Transitional Measure concerning Counting of Number with Respect to Imposition of Penalty Surcharge)
Violations of Article 6 (1) or (2) before this Decree enters into force shall not be included in the number of violations under the amended provisions of subparagraph 1 (a) of attached Table 1-2.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 26941, Feb. 3, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on the date of its promulgation
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Origin Labeling)
(1) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 3 (2) 1, the raw materials of agricultural and fishery processed products under Article 5 (1) 2 of the Act may be indicated with country of origin pursuant to former provisions till December 31, 2016 based on manufacturing date.
(2) Notwithstanding the amended provisions of Article 3 (5), any person who establishes and operates a place of business or group meal services which provides food service business under Article 5 (3) of the Act may indicate country of origin till December 31, 2016 pursuant to former provisions.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27299, Jun. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on July 1, 2016. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 15 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27585, Nov. 15, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on November 30, 2016.
Article 2 (Transitional Measures concerning Publication)
Notwithstanding the amended Article 7 (3) 7, any person whose disposition under Article 9 (1) of the Act is settled before this Decree enters into force, shall be subject to the former provisions.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 27751, Dec. 30, 2016>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on January 1, 2017. (Proviso Omitted.)
Articles 2 through 12 Omitted.
ADDENDA <Presidential Decree No. 28059, May 29, 2017>
Article 1 (Enforcement Date)
This Decree shall enter into force on June 3, 2017: Provided, That the amended provisions of Article 7-2, Article 9 (1) 2-2, Article 9 (3) 2-2, subparagraph 1-4 of Article 9-2, Article 10, and subparagraph 2 (h) of attached Table 2 shall enter into force on December 3, 2017.
Article 2 (Applicability concerning Persons to be Educated on Country of Origin)
(1) The number of dispositions imposed pursuant to Article 9 (1) of the Act due to violation of Article 5 of the Act, as referred to in the amended Article 7-2 (3) 1, shall be counted from the first violation of Article 5 of the Act after the amended Article 7-2 enters into force pursuant to the proviso to Article 1 of the Addenda.
(2) The amended provisions of Article 7-2 (3) 2 shall begin to apply from the first violation of Article 6 of the Act after the amended Article 7-2 enters into force pursuant to the proviso to Article 1 of the Addenda.
Article 3 (Applicability concerning Penalty Surcharges Imposed on Inbound Agricultural and Fishery Products including Imported Agricultural and Fishery Products Awaiting Customs Clearance)
The amended provisions of subparagraph 1 (d) and 2 (a) of attached Table 1 shall begin to apply from the first violation after this Decree enters into force.
Article 4 (Applicability concerning Administrative Fines Imposed on Inbound Agricultural and Fishery Products including Imported Agricultural and Fishery Products Awaiting Customs Clearance)
The amended provisions of subparagraph 3 (c) and 4 (c) of attached Table 2 shall begin to apply from the first violation after this Decree enters into force.
Article 5 (Transitional Measures concerning Penalty Surcharges Imposed on Agricultural and Fishery Products and Processed Products Thereof except for Inbound Agricultural and Fishery Products including Imported Agricultural and Fishery Products Awaiting Customs Clearance)
The previous provisions of subparagraph 2 of attached Table 1 shall apply where penalty surcharges are imposed on violations with respect to agricultural and fishery products and processed products thereof except for inbound agricultural and fishery products including imported agricultural and fishery products awaiting customs clearance, committed before this Decree enters into force.
Article 6 (Transitional Measures concerning Imposition of Administrative Fines)
The previous provisions shall apply where administrative fines are imposed on violations under subparagraph 2 (b) (i) and (ii) and subparagraph 4 (d) (i) and (ii) of attached Table 2, committed before this Decree enters into force.